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21 February 2017 - NHS trusts target major reconfigurations

New analysis of NHS trusts’ sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) has revealed that all are looking to deliver more services in the community, while many are planning to carry out a significant reconfiguration of their estates. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Balfour agrees Middle East JVs sale

Contractor Balfour Beatty has agreed to sell its Middle Eastern joint venture businesses. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Birmingham plans development partner

Birmingham City Council is considering entering into partnership with a private firm to take over its development arm. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Gl Hub to conduct PPP study

The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) is seeking a firm to develop practical reference guidelines for concession management of PPP projects. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Galliford delivers 'strong' first half results

Contractor Galliford Try has announced positive results in the six months to the end of 2016 across its three divisions. Read more...

21 February 2017 - UN considers SDG financing issues

The United Nations Headquarters will host a high-level event to examine ways to leverage private and public financing for development, including PPPs. Read more...

21 February 2017 - UN considers SDG financing issues

The United Nations Headquarters will host a high-level event to examine ways to leverage private and public financing for development, including PPPs. Read more...

21 February 2017 - €260m French broadband PPP awarded

A French syndicate has awarded a contract for a broadband PPP. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Premier backs Gautrain extension

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has revealed that feasibility studies for the extension of the Gautrain PPP scheme have now been completed. Read more...

21 February 2017 - Norton Rose and Chadbourne to combine

Law firms Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright will combine in the second quarter of 2017. Read more...

20 February 2017 - Interserve expects waste exit to cost £160m

Support services firm Interserve has more than doubled its exceptional provision for the costs and losses it expects from exiting its waste contracts. Read more...

20 February 2017 - July deadline for Philippines infra plan

The Philippines government expects to publish its Priority Investment Programme 2017-22 by July, it has announced. Read more...

20 February 2017 - North ‘needs more investment powers’

London gets more than half of UK transport spending as the investment gap with the North risks widening, according to a report. Read more...

20 February 2017 - Namibian parliament ‘to reject’ PPP bill

A committee in the Namibian parliament has recommended that a proposed PPP bill be rejected by National Council members. Read more...

20 February 2017 - Consultants selected for German PPP agency

Partnerschaften Deutschland (PD) has selected a team of consultants as it develops its new strategy as an in-house adviser to the public sector. Read more...

20 February 2017 - Winner confirmed for German road PPP

Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt has announced the winner of the A7 motorway PPP in Lower Saxony. Read more...

17 February 2017 - UK seeks advisers for international PPPs

The UK government has been hosting market engagement sessions this week in London, Uganda and Myanmar as it seeks to procure in-country technical advisers to support its Cities, Infrastructure and Growth (CIG) programme. Read more...

17 February 2017 - Pakistan mulls PPP law changes

Pakistan’s Senate standing committee on finance and revenue is considering changes to the country’s PPP legislation. Read more...

17 February 2017 - NZ minister backs private sector role

New Zealand’s finance minister Steven Joyce has held discussions with local government on the use of private finance for projects. Read more...

17 February 2017 - Globalvia expands share in Portuguese roads

Spanish road manager Globalvia has expanded its share in two concessionaire roads in Portugal. Read more...

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